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Dec 4, 2013 5:30pm PST
costs of consumers like erin. president obama asks for help today at a white house youth summit. >> i'm going to need you all to spread the world about how the affordable care act really works, what its benefits are, what its protections are and, most importantly, how people can sign up. >> reporter: one lingering and significant problem with obamacare remains: accurate consumer data in many cases is not reaching insurance companies. late today, scott, the administration and top figures in the insurance industry said they are working together on a technological fix. >> pelley: major, thank you. the numbers are improving for home sales again. the government reported today that sales of new homes in october jumped more than 25%. that was the biggest monthly gain since 1980. thieves stole a truck carrying radioactive material. how can it be? synthetic forms of illegal drugs are coming into this country legally. and can rescuers save dozens of whales stranded in shallow water? when the "cbs evening news" continues. [ male announcer ] it's simple physics... a body at rest tends to stay at re
Dec 10, 2013 6:30pm EST
who attended. mr. obama urged young people in south africa and around the world to remember mandela and make his work their own. here's hill with whitaker. >> reporter: hours before the memorial service people started pouring into the huge soccer stadium. not even pouring rain could dampen their spirit. outside, a parade of dignitaries and celebrities were streaming in. more than 90 world leaders came to show their respect for nelson mandela. princes, high ministers, three former and one current u.s. president. when president obama appeared -- >> president barack obama. (cheers and applause) >> reporter: -- the crowd erupted. then he stood to eulogize mandela. his speech was personal. >> over 30 years ago, while still a student, i learned of mandela and the struggle taking place in this beautiful land and it stirred something in me. it woke me up to my responsibilities to others and to myself and it set me on an improbable journey that finds me here today. and while i will always fall short of my deepest examples, he makes me want to be a better man. >> reporter: his speech was pass
Dec 9, 2013 5:30pm PST
stadium. with much of the world's ruling class on hand, along with president obama, security is a huge concern and police have already been deployed. but the tributes have already started. former archbishop desmond tutu-- another of the great antiapartheid heroes-- recalled a trip to the u.s. during the liberation struggle to enlist support. >> i was in san francisco and this lady rushed up to me and she said "hello archbishop mandela." (laughter) >> reporter: but it's the real mandela and what he did that this is all about. >> instead of being consumed by hate and a lust for revenge emerging as a stalwart for reconciliation, magnanimity and forgiveness. >> reporter: scott, the list of speakers at tomorrow's service promises to be long, diverse, and unique. only nelson mandela could get the president of the united states and the president of cuba speaking from the same platform at the same event. >> pelley: we'll look for your coverage here and on cbs "this morning" tomorrow, mark. thanks very much. the service begins at 4:00 a.m. eastern time and cbs news will air portions of it live,
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